Janine Partington’s work combines the traditional craft of enamelling with fresh, clean, contemporary design to create framed panels and jewellery.
Enamelling is the art of fusing glass on to metal. Janine creates intricate hand-cut stencils which are then laid on to copper. Her stencils are inspired by trees, flowers, seedheads and the landscape. After sifting powdered enamel over a stencil she fires each piece in a kiln.
Janine is based in Bristol and spends much of her time designing and creating new panels for her collections. Her work is now successfully exhibited and sold throughout the UK.
In 2014 Janine took a more active role in Devon Guild of Craftsmen by becoming a Trustee.
2002 – 2007 Enamelling, Bristol School of Art and Design, Filton College
1995 MA in Museum Studies, Leicester University
1991 BA (Hons) in History of Art, Design and Film,
Sheffield City Polytechnic – 2:1
09/2015 on Part-time MA in Design, University of the West of England, Bristol
The Devon Guild of Craftsmen (elected Full Member 2007, Trustee 2014)
Guild of Enamellers (elected Associate Member 2011)
British Society of Enamellers (elected Full Member 2009)
Janine exhibits in galleries across the UK.